Strophanthus

The genus includes vines, shrubs and small trees. The leaves are opposite or whorled, simple broad lanceolate, 2–20 cm long, with an entire margin. Several of the African tribes used Strophanthus as the principal ingredient in arrow poison. Plants from this genus produce toxic alkaloids and cardiac glycosides g-strophanthin (syn. ouabain), k-str...
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Strophanthus

• (n.) A genus of tropical apocynaceous shrubs having singularly twisted flowers. One species (Strophanthus hispidus) is used medicinally as a cardiac sedative and stimulant.
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strophanthus

noun any of various shrubs or small trees of the genus Strophanthus having whorled leaves and showy flowers of various colors in dense and corymbose clusters; some have poisonous seeds
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Strophanthus

Stro·phan'thus noun [ New Latin , from Greek ... a turning + ... a flower.] (Botany) A genus of tropical apocynaceous shrubs having singularly twisted flowers. One species ( Strophanthus hispidus ) is used medicinally as a cardiac sedative and stimulant.
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Strophanthus

genus of ornamental and drug plants in the dogbane family (Apocynaceae), with more than 40 species of woody vines, shrubs, or small trees that are ...
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Strophanthus

Strophanthus is a genus of plants of the family Apocynaceae growing chiefly in equatorial Africa and in India.
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Strophanthus

Type: Term Pronunciation: strō-fan′thŭs Definitions: 1. A genus of vines of east Africa (family Apocynaceae); the dried ripe seeds of Strophanthus kombe or Strophanthus hispidus contain the cardiac glycoside strophanthin and were used as an arrow poison; the seeds of Strophanthus gratus are the botanic source of ouabain. &nb...
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strophanthus

[n] - any of various shrubs or small trees of the genus Strophanthus having whorled leaves and showy flowers of various colors in dense and few-flowered corymbose clusters
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